Department: 
Microbiology
Laboratory: 
Microbiology
Tube Colour: 
Copan Eswab liquid Amies
Copan Eswab VTM
Yellow Top Universal Container
Pseudonyms: 
Coronavirus, SARS, Severe acute respiratory syndrome, SARS-1
Test Code: 
MISCSO
Availability: 
Daily (Mon - Sun)
Collection Requirements: 
Nasopharyngeal swab, Nasopharyngeal aspirate, Nasal swab, Throat swab, Sputum, Tracheal aspirate, Bronchial washing, BAL
Requires own tube?: 
Yes
Reference Laboratory: 
Victorian Infectious Diseases Reference Laboratory (VIDRL)